Oven-fried chicken

Posted: March 28, 2016 by nietize in Chicken
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From Chicken the best ever recipe collection
Serves 4

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Ingredients

4 large chicken portion
1/2 cup plain flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 egg
2 tbsp water
2 tbsp finely chopped mixed fresh herbs e.g. parsley, basil and thyme
3/4 grated parmesan cheese
oil, for greasing
lemon wedges, to serve

Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Rinse the chicken portions and pat dry with kitchen paper

Combine the flour, salt and pepper on a large plate and stir with a fork to mix. Coat the chicken portions on all sides with the seasoned flour and shake off the excess. Sprinkle a little water on to the chicken portions and coat again lightly with the seasoned flour. Beat the egg with 2 tbsp water in a shallow dish and stir in the herbs. Combine the breadcrumbs and grated parmesan cheese on a plate.

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Dip the chicken portions into the egg mixture, turning to coat them evenly, then roll in the breadcrumbs, patting them on with your fingertips to help them stick.

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Place the chicken portions in a greased shallow roasting tin or oven proof dish large enough o hold them in one layer. Bake for 20-30 minutes until thoroughly cooked and golden brown. Serve at once, with lemon wedges for squeezing.

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